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Delaware Investments Set for Sixth Year as U.S. Open Title Sponsor



The U.S. Open Squash Championships celebrates its sixth year of support from Macquarie Group’s Delaware Investments as title sponsor.

The 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships will see the Philadelphia community come together for a celebration of squash at Drexel University. Delaware Investments has been a cornerstone of the partnership with Drexel and US Squash, one of the longest commitments the tournament has had in its storied 62-year history.

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Toorpakai to Receive President’s Cup at Women in Sports Day

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(l-r) Jonathan Power, Toorpakai, Ashley Bernhard and Kevin Klipstein gathered after Toopakai gave a historic talk at the United Nations Women’s International Forum in June.

Women in Sports Day

Maria Toorpakai will be awarded the President’s Cup at Women in Sports Day at the 2016 Delaware Investments United States Open. The third-annual Women in Sports Day will be on Wednesday, October 12 at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center.

The President’s Cup is the highest individual award at US Squash. Inaugurated in 1966, the award is given to men and women who have made substantial contributions of the game of squash. Toorpakai is the forty-fifth recipient of the President’s Cup and the second, after Hashim Khan in 1978, to hail from Pakistan.

2014-09-10 Squash Night at the Phillies

Phillies and SquashSmarts to Host Third Annual Squash Night

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Squash will take to the baseball diamond for the third annual Squash Night at the Philadelphia Phillies, September 15. The evening, held at Citizen’s Bank Park, will raise awareness for the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, SquashSmarts, and Drexel University’s commitment to squash.

50% of each ticket purchased will benefit SquashSmarts, the Philadelphia after-school squash and academic enrichment program, a member of the National Urban Squash and Education Association.


Take the Court During the U.S. Open at the U.S. Skill Level Championships

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Why only let the pros have all of the fun on court during the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships? Enter the 2016 U.S. Skill Level Championships today to be a part of the ultimate weekend of squash in Philadelphia at Drexel University, October 15-16.

The Skill Level Championships started in 1983 and decides the top players of the year at each skill level from 2.5 to 6.0. 2015 marked the first time that the tournament was held during the U.S. Open.

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Sixth Annual Junior Day Brings Philadelphia Community Together at U.S. Open

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The sixth annual Junior Day, presented by Zarett Rehab and Fitness, will be held October 10 at the Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. The special event is supported by U.S. Open partner SquashSmarts, and brings together junior players from around the region, urban squash participants, and the Drexel and Philadelphia communities.

The morning will feature interactive team building sessions featuring Philadlephia-area urban youth—including many SquashSmarts students—to learn more about squash, meet professional squash players competing in the U.S. Open, and watch some of their matches live on the ASB GlassCourt.